Following a PETA India investigation documenting the abuse of thousands of horses, donkeys, and mules in antitoxin production, the PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. is funding the development of a non-animal replacement for the diphtheria antitoxin that’s made by repeatedly injecting horses with toxins and drawing large volumes of their blood. See here.
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind